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will be much, much faster, the results come in in part because of the poll workers had an opportunity to use the new equipment. again, this is the first time they used it and this is going to speed things up now that they have experience and he told us that 22,000 people voted in that early-voting process in the district. he said the busiest voting location for early voting was chevy chase; how far, they did not count those votes until last night. they wanted to make sure that no totals leaked out in advance of last night's election results. brian? >> beth parker is live tonight. >>> as you heard from his tone, vincent gray is on the way to becoming the district's next mayor and won the nomination defeating fenty by 53 to a 45% margin. gray is filling out his legion of the future. fox 5s karen gray houston is here now. karen? >> reporter: vince gray held a news conference outside of the hotel where he held his victory party last night. he said he would like to see a more uniteed city and wants to hear from residents about what they want. >> we're here for you. thank you, sir. >> thank you. >
would hurt the military. bob barnard joins us with more. >> president barack obama and defense secretary robert gates have said they want to end "don't ask, don't tell." it's a controversial policy now headed to the u.s. senate to settle. >> since passed by congress in 1993, "don't ask, don't tell" has allowed gays and lesbians to serve in the military but not openly. in may, the house of representatives voted to repeal "don't ask, don't tell." now it's the u.s. senate's turns. >> let me be frank. introducing sexual tension and conduct into our barracks will be a distraction from the very business of the military and that is protecting us from our enemies. >> reporter: antigay groups and some military chaplins say they want the law left as is. >> what's at stake here is that chaplins who hold to a traditional view of morality and the teaching of scripture could eventually be precluded from joining as a chaplin because that view is in contrast with the military's stated policy. >> reporter: the pentagon is in the middle of an in-house survey to see whether allowing gays to serve openly wo
and they've been strong. any more rain for us later tonight or thunder? your forecast is coming up at fox5ne stay with us.  . >>> we are getting alarming new numbers fl the government tonight showing how painful this recession has been. the census bureau reports one in seven americans lives in poverty. more than 43 million people. an increase of about 3 million since 2008. the statistics cover president obama's first year in office when the unemployment rate climbed to 10%. >>> an activist group is suing dc over a tour guide law. they say they have to take a test, pay a fee, and have a special license before charging for tours. two tour guides want to change that, saying it harms their first amendment rights. >> the first amendment protects your right to communicate for a living and that's true whether you're a journalist, a standup comedian. we don't rely on the government who has the right to speak. >> they say the test requires tour guides to read and study six different books before they can get a license. >>> still ahead on news edge exclusive, we're ta
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